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Finding a place in Groningen...

A step-by-step guide to finding accommodation

Date:08 June 2020
Author:Asmo
Before finally making the trip to Groningen to become a freshly baked resident of the Netherlands, there is one thing that every student has to do: find a place to stay. In this blog post, I will share some of my personal tips on the how’s, what’s, when and where’s of the Groningen housing market.
A Bulgarian, a Spaniard, a Costa Rican, a Slovakian, a Bonairean, a Dutchie, and a Ukranian: 7 nationalities in one single picture.

6 Times I Struggled with Cultural Differences in Groningen

Date:08 June 2020
Author:Ariana
Culture shock is different for everyone. But, once you move to Groningen, culture shock might just be a completely different experience than anywhere else.
Apparently Zoom is also good for other things than just video chatting

The Stories Behind Groningen's Street Names

Date:04 June 2020
Author:Asmo
For this blog, Asmo did some research on the origins of some of Groningen’s street names. 
Another perk: the beautiful martini tower

10 reasons Groningen is the best place to study in the NL

Date:03 June 2020
Author:Danique
All the inside information about why Groningen is the best place to study in NL
Hey man, could you please Tikkie me my DUO?

Practical tips and services for every international

Date:03 June 2020
Author:Asmo
In this blog, I will share some practical tips and services with you that I wish I had known about in advance so that you can kick-start your life in the Netherlands.
As you can see, I clearly am one of those people who says "if i spray paint it ugly colours, no one will steal it!!"

What your bike says about you

Date:03 June 2020
Author:Danique
In honor of world bicycle day: what does your bike say about you?
Reminiscing about the good ol' days

5 Things We Took for Granted

Date:29 May 2020
Author:Ariana
On June 1st, the government’s new measures will allow people to return to their social activities, but it won’t be quite the same. Maybe now we’ll be able to realize all the things we took for granted. Here are 5 that I am positive we should’ve appreciated more,
The Academy Building in 1614

5 Surprising Historical Facts about the UG

Date:25 May 2020
Author:Asmo
From the first international students in the 1730s to becoming a part of the Imperial University of Paris, the UG has seen a lot throughout its 405-year history. For this blog, I have dug through the University’s archives to uncover some lesser-known historical facts and figures about our university. 
Thesis mode: On

How to Write your Thesis from Home

Date:22 May 2020
Author:Asmo
Just like Asmo, you may be currently in the process of writing a thesis. But with no library to go to and noisy siblings in the background, concentrating can be difficult at times. In this blog, you can read some tips on how Asmo still manages to be productive and write his thesis despite being stuck at home. 
Casual networking

Careers: how and where do I start?

Date:19 May 2020
Author:Danique
Thinking about the future is daunting, but there is no time like the present to think about your career path! Danique gives a few useful tips that will help figure out how to plan your career.